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Gun Fire Forces Moving Truck Off The Road In Dover

Dover – The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred around 1:30 on Sunday morning, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman said a 29-year-old driver with a 17-year-old passenger were driving in the right lane of southbound N. DuPont Highway near the main entrance of Delaware State University. An unknown black 4-door vehicle was traveling the same direction in the center lane, when an unknown occupant of that vehicle began shooting a gun at the victims vehicle, according to Hoffman.

The vehicle was struck three times on the driver side and caused the driver to swerve, striking a pedestrian traffic signal at the intersection.

No injuries were reported. No suspect information is available at this time.

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